8:08 am
Mon March 31, 2014

The Obamacare Deadline, Baltimore’s Vacants, Transgender Rights, & Opening Day at Camden Yards

Credit Keith Allison via flickr

Today is the deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, but Marylanders who begin the process today will be allowed to complete it. We kick off a series on Baltimore’s vacant properties. Plus: a transgender rights bill may go before voters. And it’s Opening Day for the Orioles.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Economic Indicators and International Students - 3/31/14

Economists love leading economic indicators.  As many people are aware, economists do not have a great reputation for forecasting accuracy.  So we are always on the hunt for leading indicators that might help to improve our record.  Here’s a prediction. 

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
12:00 am
Mon March 31, 2014

The Damaged Nest Egg

The Damaged Nest Egg 3/31/14

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Baltimore Stories
4:08 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Going Up Without The Elevator Operators Was Bringing Baltimore Shoppers Down

Gil Sandler, reporter extraordinaire

In 1946, Hochschild Kohn's department store decided to install automated elevators - dismissing the operators, management thought, forever.  But when the automatic elevators were installed and the operators dismissed, the management was in for a very big surprise. 

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The Signal
3:44 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Baltimore banjo history, Understanding Joy, The Rucksack, The Memo, and Sabatinos' Peachy Dixon

Banjo historians Pete Ross, Bob Winans, and Greg Adams, with a collection of mid-nineteenth-century banjos

A look at the twisted history of the banjo, a documentary about problem gambling, an ode to an Iraq War veteran’s rucksack, Single Carrot’s production of Vaclav Havel’s “The Memo,” and a Stoop story from Sabatino’s waitress Peachy Dixon

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The First Five Years
11:39 am
Fri March 28, 2014

The First Five Years: Blocks

Credit Maryland Family Network

The March 26 episode of "The First Five Years."

“The building blocks of our children’s success” is often used to refer to the latest trends for children. But it turns out that one of the most significant building blocks a child encounters is exactly that—blocks.

For more on this topic and others, visit

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Maryland Morning
11:32 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Kris Burnett on Community Organizing

Kris Burnettt
Credit Jim Sandoz

David Warnock speaks with Kris Burnett, community organizer and board member with the Edmondson Village Community Association.

Today, David Warnock speaks with Kris Burnett, board member with the Edmondson Village Community Association. They discuss community organizing in Baltimore.

Burnett is a Baltimore Social Innovation Journal Award winner. You can read more about his work here

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. March 28, 1-2 pm
9:49 am
Fri March 28, 2014

The New Era of Music Distribution

Will streaming kill the music industry? The answer depends on who you ask.

Streaming services Spotify, Pandora, YouTube and iTunes Radio have transformed the music industry by allowing consumers to listen to whatever they want, whenever they want it, at almost no cost.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. March 28, 12-1 pm
9:34 am
Fri March 28, 2014

The Midday Weekly Review

The first major deadline for signing up for the Affordable Care Act is March 31.

A look at the region's latest news stories with the reporters and editors who covered them.

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